Microsoft will still be part of the steering committee for the Mixed Reality Toolkit GitHub group, along with Qualcomm and Magic Leap. The third version of the toolkit will launch in mid-September.
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Microsoft says these improved IVAS (Integrated Visual Augmentation System) headsets that use its HoloLens tech should be more comfortable for US Army soldiers to wear in the field.
From leveraging AI in its productivity suite to exploring the possibilities of techno-humanism, Microsoft continues venturing into the AI era as it embraces its power in its products and services.
The new wave of layoffs at Microsoft this week reportedly hit the Xbox division, along with the Mixed Reality, HoloLens, and Surface teams as part of the previously announced terminations.
Microsoft recently emphasized that it is fully committed to the HoloLens 2 and mixed reality (MR) space, despite recent events such as the laying off of the entire MRTK team suggesting otherwise.
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Microsoft has rolled out version 22H2 of Windows Holographic, the platform that powers Windows mixed reality devices such as HoloLens 2. There are new policies to make the lives of IT admins easier.
Microsoft is prepping to ship the next major operating system update to HoloLens 2 devices soon. It has requested IT organizations utilizing its hardware to start testing their apps on Insider builds.
Senior Microsoft executive Alex Kipman has exited the company following allegations of misconduct. Kipman led numerous projects at Microsoft including Kinect and, most recently, HoloLens and Mesh.
Today, Microsoft has announced the release of Windows Holographic version 22H1, the latest feature update to its mixed reality (MR) platform powering Windows hardware such as HoloLens 2.
An internal memo belonging to Microsoft about its HoloLens deal with the U.S. Army has leaked and the employees at Microsoft do not sound too optimistic about how things have been going.
Microsoft has rolled out version 21H2 to its Windows Holographic platform. The update includes a bunch of new features including a new Moving Platform Mode and support for PFX certificates.
Microsoft is working with the U.S. Army on its Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS). 120,000 headsets with HoloLens tech will be produced with on-field installation starting in September.
Following the $480 million augmented reality headset contract with the United States Army in 2018, Microsoft today landed another similar contract with the U.S. military worth $21.9 billion.
Microsoft Mesh is a new platform that aims to revolutionalize mixed reality by bringing real-time virtual collaboration across multiple devices. The Mesh app is now available in preview on HoloLens.
If you've got a HoloLens 2 that's enrolled on the Windows Insider Program, there's a new Dev channel build that has the new Edge, a shortcut to the Office web app, a new Settings app, and more.
HoloLens 2 is now available for purchase in Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Trimble's hard hat solution for Microsoft HoloLens and accompanying Trimble Connect software leverages the benefits of mixed reality into areas where increased safety requirements are mandated.
Mozilla has published the first public release of Firefox Reality to the Microsoft Store. It comes several months after the browser was added to the Microsoft Store in an experimental fashion.
Microsoft is detailing what's coming in the Windows 10 May 2020 Update for its HoloLens 2 augmented reality headset, including the ability to connect to a cellular network via a dongle.
Screenshots have been spotted of a new HoloScreens app for the desktop and the Microsoft HoloLens. The app lets users add virtual screens, mimicking a multiple monitor setup for the workspace.
Microsoft has hired Rubén Caballero who was previously the VP of engineering for wireless technology at Apple and was responsible for integrating modem & antennas in iPhones, iPads, & other products.
Microsoft has announced that its Mixed Reality Dev Days event is taking place on May 17-18, and for the first time, there will be a Dev Days Tour coming to Germany and Japan later in the year.
Microsoft is sending out invites to a press event it will be holding ahead of this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The event is likely to be focused on its HoloLens headset.
Today, Microsoft announced that its HoloLens 2 standalone holographic PC has started shipping. The device uses a Snapdragon 850 chipset, and adds things like hand tracking and eye tracking.
Today, Microsoft announced yet another milestone for Windows 10 usage, as it's now installed on over 900 million devices. That includes PCs, Xbox, Surface Hub, HoloLens, and even phones.
Microsoft interns and employees have produced an odd new video called Microsoft the Musical. And yes, it's a musical touting the things it got right, and some things that it got wrong.
Microsoft has updated its mixed reality app, Guides for HoloLens, offering support for additional languages, accessibility improvements, and more. This release bumps the app to version 104.1908.24001.
In one of its support documents, Microsoft has revealed that the original HoloLens headset has reached the end of the line in terms of feature updates, and it won't get the May 2019 Update.
Microsoft has today announced some new features for Dynamics 365 Layout. The July update for the application includes an improved experience for HoloLens 2, among a couple of other changes.
In a bid to become "a world leader in digital services for the aerospace industry", Airbus has teamed up with Microsoft to deploy a number of mixed reality solutions to its workforce and customers.
Microsoft has said that its London Microsoft Store will be opening its doors to the public on July 11. It covers over 21,000 square feet and has more than three floors showing off Microsoft goods.
Microsoft introduced an improved version of the HoloLens 2 for MWC 2019, with a wider field of view and a more comfortable fit. We got to try two of the demos Microsoft has at the show.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has defended the company's decision to work with the U.S. military, saying that " it's really about being a responsible corporate citizen in a democracy".
Through an apparent error, the Windows Device Recovery Tool has gone down meaning that anyone with a Windows 10 Mobile or HoloLens currently can't restore them back to factory setting.
At its HoloLens 2 announcement in Barcelona today, Microsoft also announced that Firefox is coming to the platform, and Tim Sweeney took the stage to announce Unreal Engine's support.
While Microsoft is holding its big event at Mobile World Congress tomorrow, some images have leaked of its next HoloLens, which is expected to be unveiled there, courtesy of WalkingCat.
50 employees have penned a letter urging Microsoft to cancel its HoloLens deal with the U.S. military, and to be "mindful about who we're empowering and what we're empowering them to do".
Microsoft is continuing its push for business use cases of mixed reality, as the firm announced new AI and AR Dynamics 365 apps for iOS and Android, similar to what we've seen for HoloLens.